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  • How long before we recognize the atrocities of our times?

    How long before we recognize the atrocities of our times?
    On Wednesday, a grand jury in Staten Island decided, despite clear video of the confrontation, that there was insufficient evidence that the police officer who wrapped his arm around Eric Garner’s neck broke any laws to warrant sending him to trial....
  • Bill aims to keep cross on Mt. Soledad in San Diego, ending dispute

    Bill aims to keep cross on Mt. Soledad in San Diego, ending dispute
    An amendment to a bill pending in Congress would permit a 43-foot cross to remain atop Mt. Soledad in San Diego – in hopes of ending an emotional, divisive legal battle that has raged for more than two decades. Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Alpine), who...
  • New enemy, another presidential war

    New enemy, another presidential war
    Ever since George W. Bush in 2002 began driving up public frenzy for his invasion of Iraq on trumped-up justifications a year later, Congress's constitutional role to declare war has continued to be cold-shouldered. Then, Mr. Bush relied on an...
  • Enlist Turkey in plan to remove Assad and defeat Islamic State: New Voices

    In November, we witnessed four significant events in Syria. First, U.S.-backed Syrian rebels were routed by al-Qaida-affiliated groups from a stronghold in northeastern Syria. Next, al-Nusra Front and the Islamic State joined forces to gain...
  • Theo Lippman Jr.

    Theo Lippman Jr.
    Theo "Ted" Lippman Jr., a former Baltimore Sun editorial writer and author of several books, died Saturday morning of complications after a fall at his home in Fenwick Island, Del. He was 85. "He wrote with a great sense of humor," said Joseph R.L....
  • Defense Bill Has Billions For Subs, Planes, Copters Made In Connecticut

    Defense Bill Has Billions For Subs, Planes, Copters Made In Connecticut
    WASHINGTON — The massive defense authorization bill that's making its way through Congress is an early Christmas present for Connecticut's defense contractors, containing billions of dollars for submarines, helicopters and other weaponry made by...
  • As U.S. nuclear arsenal ages, other nations have modernized

    As U.S. nuclear arsenal ages, other nations have modernized
    As Russian forces were drawing back from a swift and violent incursion into Ukraine this fall, Moscow was delivering another powerful military statement many miles to the north. A new 40-foot Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile, capable of...
  • Republican control of Congress could mean more military spending

    Republican control of Congress could mean more military spending
    With Republican majorities now assured in both houses of Congress, Pentagon spending is likely to grow to cope with national security threats around the globe. The White House announced Friday that it would request $5.6 billion in additional funds...
  • Iraqi leader asks Chuck Hagel for more U.S. airstrikes, arms

    Iraqi leader asks Chuck Hagel for more U.S. airstrikes, arms
    Iraq’s leaders told Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Tuesday that local security forces want an increase in airstrikes and American-made weaponry in their fight to defeat Islamic State militants. The appeal by Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Abadi...
  • Wreaths Across America ceremony to held at Hampton cemetery

    Wreaths will be placed at veterans headstones throughout the country on Dec. 13, including at the Hampton National Cemetery. Wreaths Across America Day takes place each December and will be replicated at 900 locations this year. A remembrance ceremony...
  • Sports Roundup: Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy basketball thwarts Providence

    GIRLS’ BASKETBALL Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy 66, Providence 56: Jessica Wirthlin had eight points and 13 rebounds and Jessica Tran added 22 points Tuesday to lead the Tologs (2-3) to a victory in the Pasadena Poly Tournament. Holy Family 52,...